July 2, 2021

Obituaries

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ANDRES, Tim J., 59, All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, June 12. Husband of Missy Andres. Father of Kari and Kasey Andres. Son of Charol Andres Fuernstein. Brother of Catherine Kissel, Susan Mendel, Cynthia Ullmann and Steve Andres.

ATEN, Patricia, 94, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, June 16. Mother of Patricia Redman and Douglas Amsler. Sister of Wanda Brooks and Anna Lackey. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of seven. Great-great-grandmother of 10.

AUGER, Roger J., 74, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, May 8. Husband of Vicki Auger. Father of Jennifer Dorlini, Brian, Christopher and Michael Auger. Grandfather of four.

BALDWIN, Mary Joyce, 91, St. Paul, Tell City, June 17. Mother of Jeffrey and Steven Baldwin. Grandmother of three.

BOREM, Aunda, 81, St. Mary, Rushville, June 17. Mother of Ann Holland and Mark Borem. Sister of Stanley Clark and Gerry Drum. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of two.

BRYANT, Harold, 73, Holy Family, New Albany, June 7. Husband of Donna Bryant. Father of four. Brother of six. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

CARLTON, Keith J., 58, St. Gabriel, Connersville, June 10. Son of Georgia Lucas. Stepson of Fred Lucas. Stepbrother of Lana Sweney.

COX, Donald, 90, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, June 16. Father of Mary Lee Linginfelter. Brother of Ann Schwanekamp and John Cox. Grandfather of three.

CRAWFORD, Margaret A., 65, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, June 17. Wife of Michael Crawford. Mother of Megan Bickel, Ellen Cooke and Elizabeth Dow. Daughter of Barbara Ann Scully. Sister of Patricia Gleason, Maryellen O’Malley, Kathleen Scully-Hayes, Susan Scully-Rose and James Scully. Grandmother of three.

DALTON, Michael E., 78, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 5. Husband of Anna Rose Dalton. Father of Gina Bennett, Stephanie Sohn and James Dalton. Brother of Norma Aldrich, Mary Hancock, Kay Powers, Theresa Sauter, Joe, Steve and Tom Dalton. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two.

DEKOKER, Renske E., 100, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, June 13. Mother of Donald DeKoker. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of 10.

FISH, Lana (Thomas), 80, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, June 16. Wife of James Fish. Father of Lisa Fish and Kristy Overton. Sister of Paula Hammerquist. Grandmother of one.

IARIA, Nicholas A., 75, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 20. Husband of Kathy Iaria. Father of Gina Cascella and Santina Iaria-Wood. Brother of Antoinette O’Connor and Matthew Iaria. Grandfather of three.

MARKLEY, Jr., Jackie, 58, St. Jude, Indianapolis, June 4. Brother of Teresa Morgan and Regina Norton. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

MAUPIN, Randy, 57, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 16. Husband of Helen Maupin. Father of Justin Maupin. Stepfather of Daniel Thompson. Son of Carolyn Maupin. Brother of Tina McCullough, Lisa Russell, Daryl, Douglas and Steve Maupin. Grandfather of four.

MCINTIRE, Marion C., 81, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 18. Mother of Ann Anderson, Christine Fagan, Patricia Morin, Paul and Philip McIntire. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of two.

MOFFETT, Patricia, 62, St. Gabriel, Connersville, June 14. Stepdaughter of Beverly Moffett. Sister of LuAnn McQueen and Michael Moffett. Aunt of several.

MOSHER, David C., 74, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 17. Husband of Mary Jo Mosher. Father of Christopher, James, John and Thomas Mosher. Brother of Carolyn Hafner and Sharon Reynolds. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of four.

POWERS, Jr., Richard L., 30, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 11. Son of Richard Powers. Brother of Candace Hammond and Krystal Timmerman. Uncle of several.

PROBST, Angela C., 97, St. Nicholas, Ripley County, June 19. Wife of Walter Probst. Mother of Carol Bruns, Patty Fledderman, David, Roger and Ron Probst. Sister of Marie Brunsman, Betty Gillman, Alma Miller, George and Raymond Schuck. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 29.

RAVER, Robert F., 82, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 15, 2020. Brother of LaVern Urdal and RuthAnn Watson.

ROSS, William J., 59, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 17. Son of Theresa Ross. Brother of Lynn Ross. Uncle of one.

RUST, Mary (Bender), 92, St. Paul, Tell City, June 18. Mother of Judy Sims, Joe and Keith Rust. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

RUWE, Jean, 88, All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, June 13. Mother of Diane Broughton, Kathy Eckstein, Beverly Rauch and David Ruwe. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 37.

SHAFFER, Nancy J., 76, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 14. Sister of Bill Dawson. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

VOGES, James E., 82, St. Paul, Tell City, June 16. Father of Tina, Bernie, Brian, Danny, Ed, Hubert and Jamie Voges. Brother of Kathryn Peabody, Benedictine Sister Jeanne and Hubert Voges.

WHITE, Chad, 47, St. Maurice, Napoleon, June 7. Husband of Rachel White. Father of Caleb and Corbin White. Son of Rocky and Susan White.


A native of Madison, Benedictine Sister Mary Karen Hill was a music educator

Benedictine Sister Mary Karen Hill, a member of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Ind., in the Evansville Diocese, died on June 13 at the monastery. She was 88.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on June 17 at the monastery’s church. Burial followed in the sisters’ cemetery.

Mary Ann Hill was born on March 28, 1933, in Madison where she grew up as a member of the former St. Michael Parish.

Sister Mary Karen entered Monastery Immaculate Conception on Sept. 8, 1951, professed temporary vows on Aug. 10, 1953, and professed perpetual vows on Aug. 10, 1956.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in music education at the former St. Benedict College in Ferdinand, and a master’s degree in music education at The Catholic University of America in Washington.

Sister Mary Karen ministered as a music educator for 64 years in Indiana. In the archdiocese, she taught at St. Pius X School in Indianapolis from 1955-56.

Sister Mary Karen also served as organist at several parishes and at the monastery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, 802 E 10th St., Ferdinand, IN 47532. †

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